Light up the sky with a dynamite PR campaign

Are your rockets ready to fly? Your sparklers ready to dazzle? Your bonfire ready to warm up a chilly November night? Yes? Great! But what about your PR campaign? Is that ready to sparkle and help your business soar? Or is it in danger of being a damp squib?

The nights may well be getting longer, but don’t keep people in the dark about your PR initiatives. Now is the perfect time of year to warm up contacts and get your hot topics talked about.

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Happy Halloween! Make sure your business receives more treats than tricks when it comes to PR

There’s no doubt about it – PR is a fangtastic way to raise awareness of your business.

Through implementing the right strategy and working closely with a skilled and experienced public relations agency or trusted consultant, PR certainly is an effective way to boost any morbid marketing efforts.

With Halloween just around the corner, we thought it was the perfect time to offer our top tips to ensure your business sees more treats than tricks when it comes to PR.

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You’d be barking mad not to admire this local firm’s fascinating story

Written by Danielle Owen-Jones, Bloomin’ Creative director

There was something that stuck with me for a while after I visited the Barking Mad headquarters recently.

It was a framed piece of paper, with the soft outlines of very faint scribbles. Those pencilled scribbles were in fact the very start of Barking Mad, and they’re proudly displayed in the boardroom in a frame that states “Out of small seeds…”

As the owner of a young business (we recently celebrated Bloomin’ Creative’s first anniversary as a PR agency set-up), this was particularly poignant because Barking Mad’s story of success and growth is one I’ve admired from afar as a fellow Kirkby Lonsdale business.

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The countdown is on for Marketing On The Menu!

It’s less than a week until Marketing On The Menu – a free event for hospitality firms and food and drink brands that want to learn a little more about all things marketing.

Following the success of the first event in London late last year, Marketing On The Menu is coming to Manchester next Tuesday (28 March). Hospitality businesses are invited to the free seminar held at Great John Street Hotel, with talks by Making You Content, BizWizUK, Webantic and us – Bloomin’ Creative.

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Our 5 Favourite PR Stunts by Cumbria Businesses

A floating bedroom on Derwentwater, a Hollywood collaboration and a dog who welcomes guests to a popular Lake District hotel. Over the years, we’ve seen some superb PR stunts by businesses in Cumbria. They were creative, bold and imaginative. But not only that, they achieved impressive results due to the brilliant exposure in local and national media, resulting in completely free publicity that would’ve cost a fortune had they opted for advertising rather than PR.

Here are our top five favourites.

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4 Reasons to Fall in Love With PR this Valentine’s Day

Red roses, bottles of champagne, boxes of chocolates and fluffy teddy bears are everywhere, and every time you check your inbox, you’re being inundated with emails promoting deals for romantic escapes and candlelit dinners… Yep, it can only mean one thing – Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.

February is the month of love, and as a small business owner, you can use this opportunity to fall in love with PR. Here are four reasons why we think PR and your business is a match made in heaven.

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